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  1. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of homicide perpetration by children

    The United States has by far the highest rates of homicide perpetration among high-income countries. The perpetration of homicide by children is often newsworthy, but little is known about the incidence or the...

    David Hemenway and Sara J. Solnick

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:5

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  2. Original Contribution

    Vehicle-related injuries in and around a medium sized Swedish City – bicyclist injuries caused the heaviest burden on the medical sector

    A data acquisition from the medical sector may give one important view of the burden on the society caused by vehicle related injuries. The official police-reported statistics may only reflect a part of all ve...

    Johanna Björnstig, Per-Olof Bylund and Ulf Björnstig

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:4

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  3. Original Contribution

    Perception of injury risk among amateur Muay Thai fighters

    Muay Thai is a style of kickboxing that allows full-contact blows to an unprotected head, torso and legs, and, as in any combat sport, there is an inherent risk of injury. Previous observational studies have s...

    Stephen Strotmeyer and Reidar P. Lystad

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:2

    Published on: 16 January 2017

  4. Review

    Vision zero: a toolkit for road safety in the modern era

    Vision Zero (VZ) is a public program that aims to have zero fatalities or serious injuries from road traffic crashes. This article examines various major components of VZ: how VZ redefines road safety, how VZ ...

    Ellen Kim, Peter Muennig and Zohn Rosen

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:1

    Published on: 9 January 2017

  5. Review

    An overview of geospatial methods used in unintentional injury epidemiology

    Injuries are a leading cause of death and disability around the world. Injury incidence is often associated with socio-economic and physical environmental factors. The application of geospatial methods has bee...

    Himalaya Singh, Lauren V. Fortington, Helen Thompson and Caroline F. Finch

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:32

    Published on: 26 December 2016

  6. Original Contribution

    The effects of roadway characteristics on farm equipment crashes: a geographic information systems approach

    Tractors and other slow-moving self-propelled farm equipment are often used on public roadway to transfer goods from the farm to a market or distributer. Increased roadway exposure has led to a growing concern...

    Mitchell Greenan, Maisha Toussaint, Corinne Peek-Asa, Diane Rohlman and Marizen R. Ramirez

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:31

    Published on: 20 December 2016

  7. Review

    Use, perceptions, and benefits of automotive technologies among aging drivers

    Advanced in-vehicle technologies have been proposed as a potential way to keep older adults driving for as long as they can safely do so, by taking into account the common declines in functional abilities expe...

    David W. Eby, Lisa J. Molnar, Liang Zhang, Renée M. St. Louis, Nicole Zanier, Lidia P. Kostyniuk and Sergiu Stanciu

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:28

    Published on: 19 December 2016

  8. Original Contribution

    Epidemiology of Muay Thai fight-related injuries

    Muay Thai is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. Currently, little is known about the injuries and risk factors for injuries among Muay Thai fighters...

    Stephen Strotmeyer, Jeffrey H. Coben, Anthony Fabio, Thomas Songer and Maria Brooks

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:30

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  9. Original Contribution

    The role of Ugandan District Hospital orthopedic units in the care of vulnerable road users: a cross-sectional study

    Musculoskeletal injuries are a common cause of morbidity after road traffic injury (RTI) in motorizing countries. District hospitals provide front-line orthopedic care in Uganda and other sub-Saharan African n...

    Dan K. Kisitu, Lauren E. Eyler, Isaac Kajja, Gonzaga Waiswa, Titus Beyeza, David R. Ragland, Isabelle Feldhaus, Catherine Juillard and Rochelle A. Dicker

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:27

    Published on: 5 December 2016

  10. Original Contribution

    A pilot study of a hospital-based injury surveillance system in a secondary level district hospital in India: lessons learnt and way ahead

    Reliable epidemiological information on injury burden and pattern is essential to formulate effective injury control and prevention strategies. Injury surveillance systems are globally gaining ground as a tool...

    P. V. M. Lakshmi, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Nalinikanta Tripathy, Sunita Singh, Deepak Bhatia, Jagnoor Jagnoor and Rajesh Kumar

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:24

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  11. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of pre-hospital potential spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Australia: a six year retrospective cohort study

    Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury (TSCI) is relatively uncommon, yet a devastating and costly condition. Despite the human and social impacts, studies describing patients with potential TSCI in the pre-hospital set...

    Ala’a O. Oteir, Karen Smith, Johannes U. Stoelwinder, Shelley Cox, James W. Middleton and Paul A. Jennings

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:25

    Published on: 17 October 2016

  12. Original Contribution

    Mortality from motorcycle crashes: the baby-boomer cohort effect

    Motorcyclists are known to be at substantially higher risk per mile traveled of dying from crashes than car occupants. In 2014, motorcycling made up less than 1 % of person-miles traveled but 13 % of the total...

    Victor Puac-Polanco, Katherine M. Keyes and Guohua Li

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:19

    Published on: 9 August 2016

  13. Original Contribution

    Gender and age differences in components of traffic-related pedestrian death rates: exposure, risk of crash and fatality rate

    This ecological study aimed i) to quantify the association of age and gender with the three components of pedestrians’ death rates after a pedestrian-vehicle crash: exposure, risk of crash and fatality, and ii...

    María Ángeles Onieva-García, Virginia Martínez-Ruiz, Pablo Lardelli-Claret, José Juan Jiménez-Moleón, Carmen Amezcua-Prieto, Juan de Dios Luna-del-Castillo and Eladio Jiménez-Mejías

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:14

    Published on: 10 June 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:20

  14. Original Contribution

    Evaluation of Iowa’s anti-bullying law

    Bullying is the most common form of youth aggression. Although 49 of all 50 states in the U.S. have an anti-bullying law in place to prevent bullying, little is known about the effectiveness of these laws. Our...

    Marizen Ramirez, Patrick Ten Eyck, Corinne Peek-Asa, Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Joseph E. Cavanaugh

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:15

    Published on: 7 June 2016

  15. Original Contribution

    Anticipated resource utilization for injury versus non-injury pediatric visits to emergency departments

    Childhood injuries are increasingly treated in emergency departments (EDs) but the relationship between injury severity and ED resource utilization has not been evaluated. The objective of this study was to co...

    Mark R. Zonfrillo, Michelle L. Macy, Lawrence J. Cook, Tomohiko Funai, Rachel M. Stanley, James M. Chamberlain, Rebecca M. Cunningham and Elizabeth R. Alpern

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:12

    Published on: 3 May 2016

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